Canning Asparagus: Spears or Pieces

Asparagus is a versatile vegetable you can enjoy year-round after you've learned how to pressure can. The USDA's canning guide provides a step-by-step resource to everything you need to know about canning asparagus and other veggies.

Asparagus Canning Times
Hot pack - Cover asparagus with boiling water. Boil 2 or 3 minutes. Loosely fill hot jars with hot asparagus, leaving 1-inch headspace.Raw pack - Fill hot jars with raw asparagus, packing as tightly as possible without crushing, leaving 1-inch headspace.
Chart by the United States Department of Agriculture